Brookmans Park WEA 2009/2010 Courses

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Details are now available for the four 10 week courses planned for 2009/2010.

As usual, these will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the United Reformed Church, Brookmans Park. Each session will last 2 hours, with a break for coffee.

Autumn Term 2009

Brave New Genetics
Tuesdays: 10 weeks commencing 29 September 2009:
Tutor: Brenda Harold
   Note this class will be from 10.30 - 12.30
DNA Profiles, GM crops, stem cells, gene tests, designer babies. This course will provide a jargon-free introduction to those who wish to understand the basic principles of this new science. No scientific background is required.

Gardens and Art
Thursdays: 10 weeks commencing 1 October 2009:
Tutor: Katherine Myers

How painting and sculpture have influenced gardens and vice versa, at different periods.

Spring Term 2010

Cathedral Cities of England
Tuesdays: 10 weeks commencing 12 January 2010: Tutor: J. Oliver

Hunting for Hertfordshire Parks
Thursdays: 10 weeks commencing 14 January 2010: Tutor: Anne Rowe

The history of parks from medieval times onwards, examining documentary sources, maps and surviving field evidence.